Best of Barbados Southern Palms Hotel

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Having originally opened in 1975, this shop has been selling locally made souvenirs for nearly four decades. Over the years, this shop has become known as one spot to get the best in hand crafted items, which are popular among tourists who want their souvenirs to be authentic. This location in particular is a calm, cool oasis in the heart of the popular St. Lawrence Gap on the south coast. Tucked just off the road and pretty in the pink of this traditional hotel, their shop enjoys customers both from the hotel and those passing by.

Best of Barbados Southern Palms Hotel

Knowing that they sell locally made products, you might expect it to be a tiny shops with a few paintings on the wall, beaded jewelry on display, and carvings on the shelves. Yes, all of these things are available, but the shop is anything but small, and the offerings are all professional. Additionally, you'll find food, clothing, stationary, books, ornaments, and music. It may also interest you to note that three generations of family members have their prints and giftware designs featured here: the shop's first owner Jill, Jilly's daughter Sue who is now in charge of the company, and Sue's daughter Holly. This is in addition to the wide choice of imaginative work by numerous talented locals.

Getting There

Located near the center of St. Lawrence Gap, Best of Barbados Southern Palms Hotel is found within Southern Palms Beach Club, and welcomes local customers and vacationers exploring and shopping in this section of Christ Church Parish. But even if you aren't staying in the vicinity, you should consider dropping by.

What's Nearby

Just in case you don't see what you are shopping for at Best of Barbados Southern Palms Hotel, you could try some of the other gift & souvenir shops that are located nearby. Skim through the table below to see some of the other shops that are reasonably close to this one.

Other Shopping Nearby
Name Type Distance Direction
Sheraton Mall Shopping Center 1.2 mi. North
On The Wall Art Gallery Champers Art Gallery 1.6 mi. West
Best of Barbados Quayside Gift and Souvenir Shops 1.8 mi. West-Northwest
West Side Scuba Centre Dive Shop 2.9 mi. West
Quayside Centre Shopping Plaza Shopping Center 1.8 mi. West-Northwest

Aside from stores and shopping, there are various local landmarks that you could have fun visiting while you are in St. Lawrence Gap. If checking out a museum sounds interesting, plan on spending some time at Barbados Olympic Museum. However, if you would rather check out a lighthouse, consider South Point Lighthouse. You'll also be able to find some other interesting activities and places where you can eat nearby.

Contact Information

Location: St. Lawrence Gap, Barbados

Phone: (246) 420-8040




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